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Nov. 29, 2011Christopher Ma, Washington Post Company senior vice president, dies at 61
By Emily Langer The Washington Post Christopher Ma, a veteran journalist and innovative new-media pioneer who was senior vice president for development of The Washington Post Co., died Nov. 23 at a hospital in New York City. He was 61. He had a heart attack, said his wife, Nathalie Gilfoyle. Over the past 14 years, Mr. Ma played a pivotal role in taking The Post's family of products beyond those of a traditional newspaper. He pushed the company to launch Express, a daily tabloid designed fo... 
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Nov. 29, 2011The Washington Post Company to Webcast Presentation at the UBS Global Media & Communications Conference
WASHINGTON, Nov 29, 2011 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- The Washington Post Company (NYSE: WPO) will webcast its presentation at the UBS Global Media & Communications Conference on Tuesday, December 6, 2011, at 10:00 am (EST). The live audio webcast with slides will be accessible via a link on the Company's website, http://www.washpostco.com. A transcript of the presentation will also be posted in the Investor Relations section of the website. SOURCE: The Washington Post Company The Washington Pos... 
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Nov. 04, 2011The Washington Post Company Reports Third Quarter Earnings
PDF version WASHINGTON, Nov 04, 2011 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- The Washington Post Company (NYSE: WPO) today reported a net loss attributable to common shares of $6.2 million ($0.82 loss per share) for the third quarter ended October 2, 2011, compared to net income attributable to common shares of $60.9 million ($6.84 per share) for the third quarter of last year. Net (loss) income includes $2.5 million ($0.32 per share) and $24.6 million ($2.76 per share) in losses from discontinued operati... 
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Oct. 27, 2011Boisfeuillet Jones, Jr., to Leave The Washington Post Company
WASHINGTON, Oct 27, 2011 (BUSINESS WIRE) --The Washington Post Company (NYSE: WPO) announced today that Boisfeuillet Jones, Jr., will leave the Company at the end of the year. In early 2012, he will become president and chief executive officer of MacNeil/Lehrer Productions, producers of the PBS NEWSHOUR. Donald E. Graham, chairman and chief executive officer of The Washington Post Company, said, "If I made a list of the greatest contributors to the Post... 
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Sep. 08, 2011The Washington Post Company Declares Regular Quarterly Dividend; Announces Stock Repurchase Authorization
PDF version WASHINGTON, Sep 08, 2011 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- The Washington Post Company (NYSE: WPO) today declared a regular quarterly dividend of $2.35 per share, payable on November 4, 2011, to shareholders of record on October 24, 2011. The Company also said its Board of Directors has authorized the Company to acquire up to 750,000 shares of its Class B common stock. The Company did not announce a ceiling price or a time limit for the purchases. This authorization includes 43,573 s... 
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Aug. 29, 2011The Washington Post Company to Webcast Shareholders Day on September 9, 2011
PDF version WASHINGTON, Aug 29, 2011 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- The Washington Post Company (NYSE: WPO) will provide a live webcast of its Shareholders Day presentations on September 9, 2011. Shareholders Day is being held to give stockholders an opportunity to learn more about the Company's rapidly changing education and media operations. Donald E. Graham, chairman and chief executive officer of The Washington Post Company, will give a brief overview, followed by presentations by the manag... 
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Aug. 05, 2011The Washington Post Company Reports Second Quarter Earnings
PDF version WASHINGTON, Aug 05, 2011 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- The Washington Post Company (NYSE: WPO) today reported net income available for common shares of $45.6 million ($5.74 per share) for the second quarter ended July 3, 2011, compared to $91.9 million ($10.00 per share) in the second quarter of last year. Net income includes $1.4 million ($0.18 per share) and $9.6 million ($1.04 per share) in losses from discontinued operations for the second quarter of 2011 and 2010, respectively. ... 
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Jun. 09, 2011Larry D. Thompson Elected a Director of The Washington Post Company
PDF version WASHINGTON, Jun 09, 2011 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- The Washington Post Company (NYSE: WPO) announced today that Larry D. Thompson has been elected to the Board of Directors. His election increases the Company's board to 11 members. Mr. Thompson retired in May 2011 as Senior Vice President of Government Affairs, General Counsel and Secretary of PepsiCo, a position he assumed in October 2004. His responsibilities included PepsiCo's worldwide legal function, as well as its governm... 
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Jun. 09, 2011The Washington Post Company Declares Regular Quarterly Dividend
PDF version WASHINGTON, Jun 09, 2011 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- The Washington Post Company (NYSE: WPO) today declared a regular quarterly dividend of $2.35 per share, payable on August 5, 2011, to shareholders of record on July 25, 2011. SOURCE: The Washington Post Company The Washington Post Company Rima Calderon, 202-334-6617 calderonr@washpost.com... 
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May. 06, 2011The Washington Post Company Reports First Quarter Earnings
PDF version WASHINGTON, May 06, 2011 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- The Washington Post Company (NYSE: WPO) today reported net income available for common shares of $15.2 million ($1.87 per share) for its first quarter ended April 3, 2011, compared to net income available for common shares of $45.4 million ($4.91 per share) in the first quarter of last year. Net income includes $6.2 million ($0.67 per share) in losses from discontinued operations for the first quarter of 2010. Income from continu... 
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Apr. 20, 2011The Washington Post Company Launches Trove, A Personalized News Site
PDF version Unique News Experience Also Offered on Android and Blackberry Ford Motor Company Exclusive Launch Sponsor WASHINGTON, Apr 20, 2011 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Today, The Washington Post Company (NYSE: WPO) launches Trove (www.trove.com), a free, personalized site that aggregates news across subjects of interest and important headlines of the day. Trove creates a customized news experience that factors in a reader's likes and dislikes, combining state-of-the-art technology with ... 
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Feb. 23, 2011The Washington Post Company Reports 2010 and Fourth Quarter Earnings
PDF version WASHINGTON, Feb 23, 2011 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- The Washington Post Company (NYSE: WPO) today reported net income available for common shares of $277.2 million ($31.04 per share) for the fiscal year ended January 2, 2011, up from net income available for common shares of $91.8 million ($9.78 per share) for the fiscal year ended January 3, 2010. Net income includes $28.8 million ($3.22 per share) and $45.1 million ($4.80 per share) in losses from discontinued operations for fis... 
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Feb. 22, 2011The Washington Post Company Declares Regular Quarterly Dividend
PDF version WASHINGTON, Feb 22, 2011 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- The Washington Post Company (NYSE: WPO) today declared a regular quarterly dividend of $2.35 per share, payable on May 6, 2011, to shareholders of record on April 25, 2011. SOURCE: The Washington Post Company The Washington Post Company Rima Calderon, 202-334-6617 calderonr@washpost.com... 
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Jan. 20, 2011Warren Buffett to Retire from the Board of The Washington Post Company
PDF version WASHINGTON, Jan 20, 2011 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- The Washington Post Company (NYSE: WPO) announced today that Warren E. Buffett, Chairman of Berkshire Hathaway, Inc., will not be a candidate for re-election to its board of directors. Buffett, who has served on the board since 1974 (with a break of eight years when he became a director of Capital Cities), will continue to serve until the expiration of his current term in May. "For most of the last 37 years, we've been privileg... 
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Jan. 20, 2011The Washington Post Company Declares Regular Quarterly Dividend
PDF version WASHINGTON, Jan 20, 2011 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- The Washington Post Company (NYSE: WPO) said today that its Board of Directors has approved an increase in the annual dividend rate on the Company's common stock, from $9.00 to $9.40 per share. The dividend for the first quarter of 2011, $2.35 per share, is payable on February 11, 2011, to shareholders of record on January 31, 2011. SOURCE: The Washington Post Company The Washington Post Company Rima Calderon, 202-334-6617... 
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Jan. 19, 2011The Washington Post Company Announces SocialCode
PDF version SocialCode Provides Advertisers WithPowerful Marketing Solutions on Facebook(R) WASHINGTON, Jan 19, 2011 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- The Washington Post Company (NYSE: WPO) announced today the launch of SocialCode [www.socialcode.com; www.facebook.com/socialcode], a full-service agency focused on helping brands leverage the most advanced advertising and marketing techniques on Facebook(R). SocialCode's proprietary tools and quantitative approach are available to help brands e... 
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Jan. 14, 2011Letter to shareholders regarding Wall Street Journal Op-Ed from Donald E. Graham
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